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'Mayawati will be ruined if she loses UP 2nd time in a row'
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'Mayawati will be ruined if she loses UP 2nd time in a row'

'The unusual aspect of this election is that this time there is a triangular fight.''Previously, the fight used to be between two parties.' Badri Narayan is a leading social historian, a chronicler of Dalit issues and the author of Bahujan Samaj party founder Kanshi Ram's political biography. Professor Narayan discusses the early political trends in Uttar Pradesh with Rediff.com's Archana Masih. Will Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personality play the dominating role for the Bharatiya Janata ... Rediff.com, 6 days ago
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Truly, our greatest actor

'It's a joy working there.''It's good work and when you come back it gives you pleasure.''On returning you take a shower and look at the day and say, "Ah! Nice scenes we did!"''Here sometimes you are doing nothing in the day, but you are there for the shoot.''You come home and it can be very frustrating, with that frustration the tiredness does not go, you know.''Good work gives you that strength and kick.' IMAGE: Om Puri in Govind Nihalani's Dev. Om Puri, one of cinema's most accomplished ...
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'Gen Manekshaw could speak to politicians like no other chief has'

'General Manekshaw looked from left to right and said, "Gentlemen, I have come to have a look at you. I am taking a good look at your faces. When I come back after the war is over, some faces may not be here." IMAGE: Then Indian Army chief General Sam Manekshaw with troops during the 1971 War. Photograph: Kind courtesy Major General B N B M Prasad and DPR Photo Division Archives. Two soldiers who fought in the 1971 War along the Punjab border with Pakistan remember those days 45 years ago as ...
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The Aussie who took on the British for Rani Laxmibai

John Lang represented Rani Laxmibai in her legal battle against the East India Company to stop the annexation of her kingdom of Jhansi.Rediff.com's Archana Masih profiles the maverick Aussie who spent 22 years in India and became a friend in its dark days of bondage. IMAGE: A self portrait of John Lang. It was 1964; the writer Ruskin Bond had just moved to Mussoorie from Delhi when an Australian newspaper clipping arrived for him by post. It was sent by a friend about a maverick Australian ...
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Note ban effect: Govt to spend more on health, education

Increase of 10% to 12% likely in a bid to improve citizens' mood after demonetisation, report Veena Mani and Arup Roychoudhury. As part of a post-demonetisation gift, the government could increase spending for the coming financial year in health, education, women & child development and related social sector schemes by 10% to 12%, Business Standard has learnt. This would run concurrently with the increased layout on social sector by state governments, after the 14th Finance Commission ...
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'We fought the battle as if it was the last thing we'd ever do'

'Each soldier was my brother in arms.''We fought together and achieved glory for India.''We fought on with only one thing in the mind -- that that this is a national battle and we must not let the Pakistanis get the better of us,' says Major General Shamsher Singh, who was awarded the Mahavir Chakra for fighting one of the bloodiest battles the Indian Army has ever fought. IMAGE: Major General Shamsher Singh was awarded the Mahavir Chakra for his courage in the 1971 War.The photograph above is ...
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The General who 'created' Bangladesh

'General J S Aurora, the commander of the Indian forces in the East, asked General Sagat Singh to withdraw his troops who were on the move to Dacca -- but he refused.''He said, "Jaggi, over my dead body".''Therefore, I say the creator of Bangladesh was General Sagat Singh.'Lieutenant General O P Kaushik salutes the incredible soldiers who turned the tide in the 1971 War. Some of the best stories are told by soldiers. They will tell you of hard fought battles that have become the stuff of ...
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The men who made history

'The 1971 War was a great moment in history,' says Lieutenant General Anand Sarup, who was decorated with the Mahavir Chakra for his valour in the 1971 India-Pakistan War.Nearly 90, he looks back at the men and the moments that forged India's greatest military victory with Rediff.com's Archana Masih.   IMAGE: General S H F J 'Sam' Manekshaw, the chief of army staff, with troops during the 1971 War. Photograph: Kind courtesy The Indian Army Lieutenant General Anand Sarup was awarded the ...
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The Kanhaiya Kumar Interview: 'We live so we can defeat fear'

'It used to sound very strange.''That the same child who used to sing Jana Gana Mana the loudest in class, who celebrated August 15 and 26th January with such fervour and who has always nurtured the desire to make India a better nation being called desh drohi.''It was very painful.' 'I was thinking if someone inside the court can be attacked in front of the police, the public, then what will become of the Constitution, the concept of justice, will people decide justice on the streets?' There ...
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'The reality is that the Kashmiri loves the fauj'

"In the army, in my unit mandir, the prayer was led by my wife and me and as you know I am a Muslim. That is what motivated me to write that article (on Nawazuddin). Anywhere you go to in the Indian Army you will find a sarv dharm sthal. If your idea of nationalism is multiculturalism, then you just have to go to the Indian Army. "In the J&K Light Infantry, the MMG gun has been transformed to 'Mandir, Masjid, Gurdwara'.On the day of Eid, if the maulvi is not there, the granthi can ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago 'Yeh Hai Indian Army!'  Rediff.com2 months ago
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